SPARE PARTS, from 28 February to 12 May, is the second exhibition season from the new Science Gallery London at King’s College London in London Bridge. The free exhibition and accompanying events programme will explore the art, science, ethics and technology that enables human repair and alteration.
For its third edition, the Talented Art Fair is back at London’s Old Truman Brewery from 1 to 3 March 2019 and will feature special guests Lubna Speitan (Art Gemini Prize 2018 Winner), Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 finalist John Ball, award-winning photographic artist Marcus Jake and Oliver Winconeck, Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017 contestant.
The City of Culture Trust's first campaign since winning its bid for UK City of Culture 2021 celebrates human rights 70 years since the signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, including a 14ft mobile illuminated poem which tours the city.
The Scottish Government, City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh Festivals have formed and will finance the PLACE (Platforms for Creative Excellence) programme, intended to increase the reach of the renowned annual festivals' work. They have committed £15 million across the next five years. PLACE will be supported and administered by Creative Scotland.
Projects announced to recieve money from the first three years of funding (£5.8 million) are:
Liverpool will celebrate Guy Fawkes Night weekend with art installations representing the Chinese elements as part of their River of Fire festival on 2–4 November 2018. The works will close the final Liverpool 2018 season, China Dream and the Imagine Wirral year of culture creativity and ideas.
The installations will represent wood, water, earth and metal, with the fireworks representing fire.
Each evening, from 4.30pm visitors will get the opportunity to see these innovative artworks:
An interactive sculpture providing an immersive experience of Disobedient AI and experimental knitwear featuring sensor-embedded yarns are some of the academic-artist collaborations on display as part of a new exhibition, King’s Artists – new thinking, new making, at King’s College London this October.
Five of New Zealand’s leading Māori and Pasifika writers will showcase their work in the UK next month (November) alongside the high profile Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy. Their programme will include a public panel discussion with Senior Curator, Adrian Locke, at the Royal Academy, a Commonwealth Writers Conversation in front of an invited audience at the Commonwealth Foundation and a literary salon at New Zealand House with much-loved salonnière, writer and journalist Damian Barr.
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Are you ready to plan your Giants journey?
There are just two weeks until Giant visitors will walk the streets of Liverpool and Wirral (Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 October) – in what will be the final in the trilogy of Giant spectaculars.
From 12 to 22 September, Canadian abstract artist KV Duong will be exhibiting new paintings from his “Identity” series alongside a film of "Turbulence", his acclaimed live body-painting performance piece, at London’s Leyden Gallery as part Platform for Emerging Arts 19.
You can watch "Turbulence" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPcqgS_yzFQ
SIX extraordinary structures made of cardboard, tape and community spirit will be created in each borough this summer in what is a cultural first for Liverpool City Region.
Lost Castles will see hundreds of volunteers work with thousands of cardboard boxes to build monumental castle-inspired structures, some of which will be based on actual medieval forts or historic structures which were in the region at one time.